Mr. Trotti is an internationally recognized architect and industrial designer with over thirty years of experience designing architectural projects for the hospitality, entertainment, and education sectors. He specializes in projects in extreme environments such as remote islands, the Antarctic, and space. He also has over twenty five years experience teaching design in architecture and industrial design at the University of Houston and at the Rhode Island School of design respectively.
Mr. Trotti is the president of Trotti & Associates, Inc. (TAI) a firm he founded in 1993 in Cambridge Massachusetts. TAI is a design firm helping private and public organizations around the world design new solutions for sustainable developments, buildings, and products in the areas of Architecture, Industrial Design, and Aerospace. Current projects include hotels, condominiums, eco-parks, and residences in remote islands of the Caribbean focusing on appropriate technologies to achieve elegant and smart design solutions applicable to the different types of environments.
Also, TAI has worked with the NASA’s Institute of Advanced Concepts on revolutionary mission architecture concepts to explore the Moon with habitable rovers. The Extreme Expeditionary Architecture: Mobile, Adaptable Systems for Space and Earth Exploration (EXP-Arch) project proposes a revolutionary way for humans and machines to explore the Moon. TAI is also working with MIT on the Biosuit project, an advanced mechanical counter pressure space suit for Lunar and Mars surface exploration.
Before Mr. Trotti moved to Massachusetts he was the president of Bell and Trotti, Inc. BTI an design and fabrication studio based in Houston, Texas specialized in Hi-Technology Architecture, Exhibit Design, Industrial Design, and Space Architecture. Since its inception the company had a key role in designing diverse elements of the International Space Station for NASA and leading aerospace companies. In addition, BTI was involved in facilities planning and development of projects applying space-age technology for ecologically responsive solutions. BTI designed museum exhibits, set designs for the movie industry, and major theme attractions.
Trotti Studio is an Architectural and Industrial Design firm specializing in sustainable design solutions in ecologically sensitive areas and extreme environments of the world such as Caribbean islands, tropical rainforests, reefs, mountains, and deserts. We focus on innovative design and building practices that produce high-quality, practical, and long-lasting sustainable building solutions. Architect Guillermo Trotti is an expert in architecture design and development in extreme environments. He started his career working as a consultant to NASA designing many elements of the International Space Station and future concepts of lunar bases and vehicles. Mr. Trotti has sailed around the world to research eco-friendly building techniques, marina designs, sustainable materials, and sustainable development in the tropics. Trotti Studio is applying many of the high technologies and design strategies of space exploration in conjunction with different world vernacular designs and building techniques to projects in order to achieve the best possible results for a diverse clientele.
Trotti Studio specializes in:
Eco-Tourism / Hospitality
Residential / Commercial
Museums / Exhibits
Based in Cambridge MA, Trotti Studio has established a close relationship with technical experts and consultants from MIT with expertise in the fields of:
Computer Modeling | Eco-Design | Heat Transfer | Hurricane and Seismic Design | Power Storage | Renewable Energy | Structures | Sustainable Materials | Tensile and Modular Structures | Water Harvesting, Desalination, and Management